Kuching Travel Essentials

Let the Cat City roll out its ball of yarn and bid you welcome to East Malaysia. The largest city on the island of Borneo and state capital of Sarawak, Kuching makes a great base for immersing in ethnic cultures and nature escapes. Stay at an Iban longhouse, go cave hopping or meet orangutan. The food, wildlife and small-town feel will keep you purring for more.

Best time to visit
Kuching and the hinterlands are the rainiest areas of Malaysia, which makes it wise to be prepared for a downpour. Rainfall is highest between December and February. April to September is the drier part of the year, with June to August seeing the least rainfall.

Electrical outlet type: Type G (3 flat pins)


Currency: Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Top modes of transport from the airport and cost estimate to city centre
Kuching International Airport is 20 minutes away from the city centre
– Rideshare from MYR 10
– Taxi MYR 26 flat rate

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